Living in Shipton

Useful information and external links to support you living in Shipton.

Parish Council

The Parish Council meets on the third Thursday of the month at New Beaconsfield Hall at 7.30pm.  Members of public are welcome to attend and there is time set aside for public comments and questions.

During August and December a planning and finance meeting only is held.

Meetings will resume face to face at New Beaconsfield Hall from May 20th 2021 as legislation to hold remote meetings expired on 7th May 2021

Dates of Parish Council Meetings for 2021-22:

Date Meeting
15th April 2021 Annual Parish Meeting cancelled due to Covid-19 regulations
20th May 2021 Annual Meeting of Council at New Beaconsfield Hall
17th June 2021 Parish Council
15th July 2021 Parish Council
19th August 2021 Parish Council (finance & planning only)
16th September 2021 Parish Council
21st October 2021 Parish Council
18th November 2021 Parish Council
16th December 2021 Parish Council (finance & planning only)
20th January 2022 Parish Council
17th February 2022 Parish Council
17th March 2022 Parish Council

Dates of Parish Council meetings for 2022-23:

Date Meeting
21st April 2022 Parish Council
21st  April 2022 Annual Parish Meeting
19th May 2022 Annual Meeting of Council
16th June 2022 Parish Council
21st July 2022 Parish Council
18th August 2022 Parish Council (finance & planning only)
15th September 2022 Parish Council
20th October 2022 Parish Council
17th November 2022 Parish Council
15th December 2022 Parish Council (finance & planning only)
19th January 2023 Parish Council
16th February 2023 Parish Council
16th March 2023 Parish Council

Parish Council work

Each Councillor has areas of responsibilit

Councillor Portfolios

(lead in bold)

Planning Communications Burial Ground PCC Liaison
Jill Mavin
Allotments Schools Liaison Library
Rob Dyer

 Planning/ Defibrillator/


Green Spaces Communications Parish Records
Carole Arnold
Shipton Volunteers Green Spaces/


NBH liaison Shipton Fair
Tim Brunsden
Playground Highways Street Lighting Shipton Fair
Tim Yates
Transport Telecommunications Burial Ground Shipton Fair
Matthew Colledge Planning

Welcome Pack – New

The PC has put together a Welcome Pack for new residents to the village, packed with useful facts and contact information.

View the Welcome Pack here

Blocked Drains and Potholes

Blocked and overflowing drains can be reported on along with potholes.

If you do report a blocked drain please also inform the parish clerk so the Council can keep a record of them.


Has been prepared to help local residents respond to major local incidents.
Download the Emergency Plan

The map on the Emergency Plan is not in an accessible format.


Much of Shipton is designated a Conservation Area. All developments in the area are subject to specific additional conditions and all established trees in the area are subject to tree preservation orders. For details on how these conditions might affect you please consult the WODC planning regulations site.


A defibrillator unit is located on the exterior of the New Beaconsfield Hall on the east side next to the car park. This is accessed under the guidance of a 999 call who will give you the access code and guide you through the process of using it.

A second defibrillator is located in the phone box on Fiddler’s Hill.

Please see 

for training videos on basic life support and use of an AED


No appointment necessary – this is a walk-in service. Open Monday to Friday 5.00pm to 9.00pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays 10.00am to 9.00pm
To treat minor injuries & illnesses that cannot be treated at home including wounds which require closing or dressing and infections which require antibiotics.

Burns & Scalds – Bites & Stings – Cuts, Bruises & Sprains, Ear, Throat & Urine Infections – and much more!

Chipping Norton First Aid Unit
Rear of Chipping Norton War Memorial Community Hospital
Russell Way (off London Road), Chipping Norton OX7 5FA


This is a walk in service, no appointment necessary
Open seven days a week, 10.00am to 10.30pm.
Out Patients Department
Witney Community Hospital
Welch Way
Witney OX28 6JJ
Tel: 01608 648262


In line with most other councils, recycling collections are fortnightly and will alternate with the general household rubbish collection.

Food waste is collected weekly.

Recycling materials that are collected in wheelie bins:
Cardboard, paper, plastics, foil, cartons, aerosols, food tins, drink cans

Separated materials:
Glass will be collected separately. The Council collects batteries, textiles and cooking oil separately.

Shipton Under Wychwood Parish Council